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Christmas wreath extravaganza

Join us for Mulled Wine, Mince Pies and Christmas Cheer!

We are hosting a Christmas Wreath Extravaganza so you can you use your freedom of style to create a lavish wreath to adorn your front door!

Stay for both the morning and afternoon workshop and make a second unique wreath to gift to a loved one!

Lorraine and Renée have come together to offer you a choice of two very different styles of a wreath, either a Coppiced Hazel Base Wreath or a Mossed Wire Base Wreath, the choice is yours! Enjoy the company of others in the beautiful location of Lloyd Hall, we have both the use of the impressive main hall plus the Chilvers room so plenty of room to spread out!

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Option 1. Hazel Base Wreath

Join Lorraine to create a large wreath from Hazel, Birch and Curly Willow that she has coppiced from local woodlands in the Surrey Hills as part of a sustainable woodland management programme. We start with a little workout, warming and limbering up our hazel rods to then weave them into place to create your wreath base. The wreath can then be intertwined with Birch and/or Curly Willow and dressed with a selection of freshly cut foliage and foraged materials including the traditional addition of Holly and Ivy.

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Option 2. Moss Base Wreath

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Join Renée AKA The Girl who Gardens to make a Christmas Wreath that is both beautiful and kind to nature. In this 2.5 hour workshop, you will make a wreath created with local materials that have been sustainably foraged. You’ll start by making a mossed wire base and Renée will show you how to bring the stunning colours of Winter to your front door by adding beautiful foliage, berries and cones to create a unique natural evergreen wreath.

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Time

  • 10:00 am to 12:30 p.m. Morning workshop
  • 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Afternoon workshop


Included in the workshop:

All materials are provided but bring any bling you want to add so that you can tie it into your Christmas colour scheme. We can show you how to add decorations, ribbons, fairy lights and even champagne corks to your wreath!

Also included:

  • Mince Pie and Mulled Wine!
  • Tea and Coffee and soft drinks
  • Take home your completed craft
  • Lots of fun!

Suitability

The workshop is suitable for adults and children (if accompanied by an adult). You will be able to work independently or in pairs.

Please note, we can provide a ready-made Hazel and/or Willow Wreath base to decorate for those who may find it too difficult to make themselves.

What should I bring?

We recommend you bring a pair of secateurs and gloves. You may also bring your own Christmas ornaments to add to your wreath if desirable,

Cost

£45.00 per person

COVID 19 secure organisation

We would like to assure our visitors and trainees that we run COVID 19 secure events and have put together a list of procedures that we would like our visitors and staff to adhere to. Please see here for our policy and procedures: Health & Safety

Private workshops:

We can also arrange private group bookings (minimum 6 adults or 10 children over the age of 8 yrs). If you have any questions or wish to discuss your booking requirements and other potential dates for a workshop then please make contact.

Hedges & Hurdles reserves the right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its reasonable control without being obliged to refund monies.

If the course is cancelled by the organiser for any reason we will contact you as soon as possible and will always endeavour to reschedule your booking for another date, however, if this is not possible a full refund will be provided.

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